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Rookery Building, 209 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL



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Item Title


Location
209 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IL-1030
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-130).
Building/structure dates: 1905 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1886 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1944 subsequent work
National Register Number: 70000238
Significance: The Commission on Chicago Architectural Landmarks has cited it: "In recognition of its pioneering plan in providing shops and offices around a graceful semi-private square and the further development of the skeleton structural frame using cast iron columns, wrought iron spandrel beams and steel beams to support party walls and interior floors."

Subjects
Office Buildings
Brick Buildings
Mercantile Facilities


Related Names
Fuller, George A.
Waller, Edward C.
Burnham & Root
Wright, Frank Lloyd
George A. Fuller Company
Illinois Terra Cotta Lumber Company
Overby, Osmund R., Historian
Borchers, Perry E., Photographer
Shank, W. I., Delineator
Roth, Leland, Delineator
Griffen, Whayne, Delineator
Hassin, Keleal, Delineator
Vyverberg, David, Delineator
Steenhusen, Allen, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1963 EXTERIOR FROM NORTHWEST
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Philip Turner, Photographer Summer 1967 LIGHT COURT SHOWING STAIRTOWER
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Philip Turner, Photographer Summer 1967 DETAIL OF ENTRANCE
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Philip Turner, Photographer Summer 1967 DETAIL OF SOUTH ELEVATION
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1963 EXTERIOR DETAIL
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer July 1963 INTERIOR - MAIN LOBBY FROM BALCONY
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer July 1963 INTERIOR - MAIN LOBBY FROM GROUND LEVEL
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Philip Turner, Photographer Summer 1967 INTERIOR - STAIRTOWER
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Courtesy Chicago Historical Society 'Office Building, Being Erected by the Central Safety Deposit Company,' Published in The Inland Architect and Builder, Vol. VII No. 9 Permission to reproduce is given providing the following appears on the same page with the reproduction: Courtesy Chicago Historical Society
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Courtesy Chicago Historical Society EXTERIOR FROM NORTHEAST IN THE LATE 1880's Permission to reproduce is given providing the following appears on the same page with the reproduction: Courtesy Chicago Historical Society
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Courtesy Chicago Historical Society The 'Rookery' Lobby, copyright by S. L. Stein Publishing Co., c. 1893. Permission to reproduce is given providing the following appears on the same page with the reproduction: Courtesy Chicago Historical Society
12. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Courtesy Chicago Historical Society LOBBY LOOKING TOWARD BALCONY Permission to reproduce is given providing the following appears on the same page with the reproduction: Courtesy Chicago Historical Society
NW CORNER FROM WEST--LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-401L
NW CORNER FROM WEST--INCLINED Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-402L
CENTRAL BAY, WEST ELEVATION--LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-403L
CENTRAL BAY, WEST ELEVATION--INCLINED Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-404L
WEST ELEVATION, SOUTH BAYS--LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-405L
WEST ELEVATION, SW CORNER--INCLINED Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-406L
WEST ELEVATION, FROM SOUTH--LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-407L
WEST ELEVATION, FROM SOUTH--INCLINED Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-408L
SW CORNER--INCLINED 12 DEGREES Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-409L
SW CORNER--INCLINED 26 DEGREES Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-410L
NW CORNER, NORTH ELEVATION--LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-411L
NW CORNER, NORTH ELEVATION--INCLINED Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-412L


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